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a&o Edinburgh City

50 Blackfriars Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1NE

+44 131 524 1989

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based on 4,253 reviews

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About a&o Edinburgh City, Edinburgh

Value for money

The Royal Mile Hotel features convenient metro access, onsite dining options and a variety of guest rooms and dormitories to accommodate a wide range of travelers. The hotel offers several amenities including a common room with activities such as board games and billiards. Live entertainment is provided and a courtyard offers an ideal spot for some relaxation and socialization. The rooftop terrace is an ideal spot for socializing and indulging in craft beer. The Royal Mile Hotel has modern guest rooms and dormitories with Wi-Fi, private bathrooms, and towels for your convenience. Shared kitchens with basic amenities are available for common use. If needed, laundry service is available on-site and daily housekeeping is offered for your convenience. The hotel offers two convenient dining options, including a breakfast buffet with fresh pastries, savory sausages, eggs, fruit, and hot tea. Bar 50 is the ideal gathering spot for classic English cuisine, hand-packed burgers, and a full selection of craft beers. Gather in the cafe for a hot cup of coffee and a little live entertainment. There are plenty of things to see and do in the city. Just steps from the hotel, Princes Street offers ample boutique shops and unique cafés and ample restaurants. Tour Edinburgh castle and enjoy works of art at the Scottish National Gallery then take a quiet walk through the Royal Botanic Garden or hop the metro and tour the outskirts of the city. With modern amenities and comfortable rooms, the Royal Mile Hotel captures the spirit of the city and is a convenient choice for vacationers and business travelers alike.

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Hostel Amenities & Facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee shop
  • Business center
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Night club
  • Laundry facilities

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • Safe
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Trash cans

Accessibility and suitability

  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Accessible by elevator
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Designated smoking area


  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Coffee shop
  • Vending machine (snacks)

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Ticket service
  • Business center
  • Tour desk
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk


  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom

Things to do

  • Evening entertainment
  • Karaoke
  • Pool table
  • Night club


  • Family rooms
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Lockers
  • Storage available


  • Reading light
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Garden


  • Computer use available
  • Fax/photocopying

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area


  • Laundry facilities

Places of interest near a&o Edinburgh City

Attractions in Edinburgh, Scotland curated by momondo

a&o Edinburgh City location: 50 Blackfriars Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1NE


The Royal Mile0.0 mi
Edinburgh Waverley Station0.3 mi
Princes Street Gardens0.4 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Salt Horse Beer Bar & Shop0.0 mi
Blackfriars0.0 mi
The Banshee Labyrinth0.0 mi
Noodle ‘n’ Rice - South Bridge0.0 mi

a&o Edinburgh City Reviews

GoodBased on 4253 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Great vibe, great location." (in 315 reviews)
  • "Great staff, clean, location good" (in 211 reviews)
  • "Very accessible,spacious and clean room." (in 172 reviews)
Cons -
  • The room and shower were dirty. (in 116 reviews)
  • Noisy people in the bedroom. (in 67 reviews)
  • Noisy people in the bedroom. (in 34 reviews)

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Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 10:00 AM


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Frequently asked questions

  • On average, a&o Edinburgh City is less than the Edinburgh average rate for 2 star hotels. The nightly rate at a&o Edinburgh City is typically $16, whereas the nightly rate in Edinburgh is $101 more.

  • a&o Edinburgh City is 7.2 mi away from Edinburgh Turnhouse. You can typically expect your drive time from a&o Edinburgh City to Edinburgh Turnhouse to be 21min. It might be worth looking up traffic trends near your hotel if you are worried about saving time.

  • If you’re looking for a simple travel option from Edinburgh Turnhouse to a&o Edinburgh City, consider calling a taxi or rideshare service to take you to the hotel as well as around the city during your visit.

  • Pets are allowed at a&o Edinburgh City.

  • There is a restaurant at a&o Edinburgh City that can be used by visitors of the hotel. You can sit down or take food to go. Call the front desk at +44 131 524 1989 for kitchen hours.

  • Unfortunately, our data does not specify if there is a pool at a&o Edinburgh City. We would recommend calling the hotel’s front desk to confirm. The phone number for a&o Edinburgh City is +44 131 524 1989.

  • 0.5 mi separate the front steps of a&o Edinburgh City and the city center of Edinburgh where you can keep busy with restaurants, shopping and of course National Library Of Scotland, a very popular landmark in Edinburgh.

  • For assistance from an employee at a&o Edinburgh City please call +44 131 524 1989.

  • Yes, a&o Edinburgh City has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

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